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Title:
How to build animal housing : 60 plans for coops, hutches, barns, sheds, pens, nest boxes, feeders, stanchions, and much more
Author:
Ekarius, Carol.
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Publication Information:
North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
ix, 260 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Prerequisites -- Shelter -- Planning -- Structure, design, and function -- Plans -- Small and portable housing projects -- Windbreaks and shade shelters -- Barns and stables -- Odds and ends -- Construction -- Before you begin -- Basic construction -- Final steps.
ISBN:
9781580175272
Format :
Book

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With dozens of adaptable plans for sheds, coops, hutches, multipurpose barns, windbreaks, and shade structures, this guide covers everything you need to know to build safe and sturdy housing for your animals. Stressing the importance of evaluating your goals, planning ahead, and budgeting accordingly, Carol Ekarius helps you determine the best structure for your particular situation and offers expert advice on tools and construction techniques. Build a functional and comfortable house for your animals that they'll be proud to call home.